Bulbophyllum uncinatum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2003 SECTION Monanthes [Bl] Avery. 1994

TYPE Drawing

Photo/TYPE Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Hook Shaped Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found Sulawesi in forests, open woodlands, streamside trees, pole trees on steep rock faces or on shrubs on rocky slopes at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters as a small sized. warm growing epiphyte with a pendulous, sparsely branched rhizome with hardly persistent bracts, giving rise to distinct, .06 to .08" [.15 to .2 cm] between each oblique, ovoid-cylindrical, not angular pseudobulb, new shoots, deeply embedded in a furrow in the basal, 2/3 to 3/4's of the pseudobulb and adnate to it, only then ariisng and free, and carrying a single, apical, ovate to elliptic, acute, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a descending, peduncle .04" [.1cm] long, provided with a single bract, .2 to .24" [.5 to .6 cm] long, overall, single flowered inflorescence with an acute, longer than the ovary floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Gard. Bull. Singapore 55: 147 J J Verm & P O'Byrne 2003 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi J J Verm & O'Byrne 2008 drawing fide